Decoupling Investment Risk from Impact
Session: Accelerating Water Solutions
In discussion with Burnt Island Ventures
Thursday, 16th September 2021
15:30-16:30 London | 10:30-11:30 New York | 07:30-08:30 San Francisco
Further information below
ACCELERATING WATER SOLUTIONS
Climate change is water change. It is the medium through which we will feel the effects of a warming earth. It is our responsibility to manage Earth’s most precious resource, now more than ever.
Drashta Impact and Burnt Island Ventures will be hosting a session to introduce an opportunity to address global water challenges through a de-risked approach.
How Drashta is collaborating with Burnt Island Ventures to mobilise capital more efficiently and support their portfolio companies' expansion into new markets
Outline of Drashta's risk mitigation overlay and how it enables investors to allocate to impact solutions securely, breaking down the key barriers to impact investing
Challenges and opportunities investing in water solutions
Showcase of specific breakthrough water solutions and their impact potential
About Drashta ImpacT
Drashta Impact de-risks impact investing to mobilise capital and accelerate solutions at the scale and pace needed to solve the climate crisis. While awareness of this existential threat has never been greater, a significant funding shortfall still remains to accelerate solutions, with risk being the primary bottleneck.
Drashta's risk mitigation overlay enables investors to be part of the solution by providing a secure, collaborative way to invest impactfully with the level of downside protection they require to move forward with complete assurance.
About Burnt Island Ventures
We are at a turning point. From the wildfires of the Western US to flooding in Niger, climate change is here. Water resources across the world will be under increasing stress as the world warms. Products and services that allow individuals, governments and companies to navigate this change will see more and more demand.
Entrepreneurs are emerging with the skill and insight to meet that demand, developing solutions to water problems at scale. Burnt Island Ventures is a San Francisco-based firm that exists to find, fund and support the best of these founders.